Did you know LGBTQI+ individuals aged 16 and over are three times more likely to be diagnosed with depression in their lifetime? But did you also know, Transgender and Gender Diverse individuals aged 18 and over are nearly five times more likely to be diagnosed with depression in their lifetime? The mental health of our LGBTQI+ community has been a disheartening point of focus for quite some time and despite changes in law and a progressing society we still need to support our queer family, friends and peers! 👭👬
We have not only rescheduled the Dean Q&A, but now we have two Deans coming to our next committee meeting! Prof Symonds, Dean of Medical School, and Prof Burt, Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, will both be in attendance at the upcoming AMSS meeting on14th May at 5.30pm in the Joe Verco Lecture Theatre. Come along to ask about the direction of the program (#MD) and clairf currently changing aspects of curriculum and assessment. We greatly encourage attendance at this meeting, along with the submission of questions in advance, to make the most out of this opportunity. The submission of questions in advance will permit the Deans to do background checks with other staff as required and additionally, permits you to ask questions anonymously if you so wish. Please submit questions by 9pm Wednesday May to Malcolm Borg (VPE) via the linked google spreadsheet https://docs.google.com/spread...
The AMA(SA) holds an annual Charity Gala Dinner in May of each year to not only recognise their members and have an opportunity to network with colleagues, but to support and make a donation of proceeds to a SA Charity of choice. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, 19 May 2018 from 7pm - Midnight at the Hilton Adelaide.
The Vampire Cup has begun and we want your blood! 🅱️ 🅰️ hero and donate between 16 April and 10 June. Not only will you be saving lives, but you can go into the running to win some amazing prizes – simply follow the steps below.
An exciting, week-long event examining this pressing social issue – for students, academics, and health professionals.
The AMA are excited to launch their new student e-newsletter, with information ranging from inspirational personal stories from medical students, specialised career advice on how to build your resume, upcoming events, discounted member deals and more!
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